Defense budgets. The united states department of defense has a black budget it uses to fund black projectsexpenditures that it does not want to disclose publicly. According to the draft law france will boost its military spending gradually over the next seven years to meet the natos requirement of 2 of gross domestic product gdp. A picture of a photographer with a set of images overlaying the background.
The report did find however that there is a catch. The military budget is the portion of the discretionary united states federal budget allocated to the department of defense or more broadly the portion of the budget that goes to any military related expendituresthe military budget pays the salaries training and health care of uniformed and civilian personnel maintains arms equipment and facilities funds operations and develops and. French president emmanuel macron is to sign an 188 billion increase in defense spending on july 13 the telegraph reports.
A black budget article by the washington post based on information given by. Despite saudi arabia. Us and world military spending and budgets are very high almost back to cold war levels.
Official website for us. The outlook for defence spending in saudi arabia qatar and the united arab emirates unlike that of their neighbours remains positive according to ihs analysis. Nato is based on the principle of collective defense.
The annual cost of the united states department of defense black budget was estimated at 30 billion in 2008 but was increased to an estimated 50 billion in 2009. An attack against one or more members is considered an attack against all.